YU Hosts Annual Kedma Inter-Seminary Choir Competition

  On Saturday, January 26, 1,500 students gathered for the 21st Yeshiva University Kedma Inter-Seminary Choir Competition, an annual event sponsored by Yeshiva University’s S. Daniel Abraham Israel Program in...

Gantz Congratulates Netanyahu; Coalition Talks Begin Next Week

Blue and White Party leader Benny Gantz called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to congratulate him on his election victory on Tuesday. “With the end of the vote count and...

West Bank Man Indicted in Sexual Abuse of 45 Underage Girls

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A West Bank man was arrested and indicted in the sexual abuse of 45 underage girls. Uriah Assis, 26, of the haredi Orthodox Emmanuel settlement was indicted...

Bahrain Defends Israeli Campaign to Eliminate Hezbollah Terror Tunnels

In a surprising public defense of Israel, the foreign minister of Bahrain said on Thursday that the Gulf state supported the Jewish State’s operation to expose and destroy Hezbollah’s cross-border tunnels,...

IDF Officer Assaulted While Arresting 14-Year-Old for Throwing Rocks

JNS.org – An Israel Defense Forces’ lieutenant in the Paratroopers’ reconnaissance battalion was assaulted by a group of Palestinian women on Friday who were trying to stop him from arresting...

Aliyah Chronicle: Catching Up

  I often write about events or occasions that need updates but don’t really fill an entire column. So, this week, I decided to write several short updates on topics...

New Poll: 60 Percent of Israelis Oppose Annexation of West Bank

A new poll has revealed that 60 percent of Israelis oppose the annexation of the West Bank, with only 24 percent supporting such a move. The idea has recently crept...

Body of Sgt. Zachary Baumel Has Returned to Israel

(JPost.com) Close to 40 years after he was went missing in action following the Battle of Sultan Yacub, the body of Sgt. Zachary Baumel has been returned to Israel...

Airbnb Reverses Decision Blacklisting Jewish Properties in West Bank

The online hospitality service Airbnb announced on Tuesday that it has reversed its November decision to blacklist about 200 Jewish-owned properties in the West Bank and has settled all lawsuits. “Under...

Report: Israeli Tech Raised $1.55 Billion in First Quarter

Israeli high-tech startups raised $1.55 billion in the first quarter of 2019, or a 28 percent increase compared to the first quarter last year, according to a report published...
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  “At Shulamith High School, we want you to be great. Not just your mind, but your character, your heart, and your soul. We are...

Toronto Jewish Deli to Close After 47 years

(JTA) — One of Toronto’s most iconic Jewish delis, Yitz’s Delicatessen, is closing its doors after 47 years in business. The deli, which is not...

Sydney, Australia Bakery Breaks World Record for Longest Challah

(JTA) — A kosher bakery in Sydney, Australia, has broken the Guinness world record for longest challah. Grandma Moses Bakery, in partnership with the Jewish...

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